Combatting arbitrary detention from the UK to Palestine

20 April 2017 - 11:15am
Event
  • Event date: 8 May 2017 - 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Location: SOAS (room tba), 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
  • Cost: FREE event but registration required (no exceptions)

Join War on Want for an evening of education, discussion and movement building with organisations working to combat the use of arbitrary detention, both in occupied Palestine and in the UK. Representatives from Addameer Prisoner Support & Human Rights Association (Palestine), Movement for Justice by Any Means Necessary (UK) and SOAS Detainee Support will report and reflect on their work, and the connections between struggles for justice and freedom for political prisoners.

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